"Jay McBain" Posts

Salesforce Dreamforce 2019 Live Blog: Day Three Recap

Salesforce Dreamforce 2019 news from Chili Piper, ClickSoftware, Cloud Coach, DecisionLink, Illumio, Outreach, Rootstock, SalesLoft, Sightcall, Simplus, Vlocity & more.

ConnectWise IT Nation 2019: 10 Potential MSP Market Disruptions

ConnectWise IT Nation Connect 2019: Major MSP market shifts will involve acquisitions, chatbot automation, SOC as a Service, risk mitigation, private equity & more.

Channel Data Is A Competitive Differentiator

Winning in the channel requires data-driven program innovation. Forrester Research’s Jay McBain explains why.

5 Channel Partner Updates: Wednesday 31 January 2018

Channel partner updates involving ATEN, Cloud Girls, CompassMSP, Connected Managed Services, CoreOS, Corsa Technology, DataTorrent, Evolve IP, Forrester, Jay McBain, Red Hat, Reliam, SynerSolutuions, Xerox sale & layoffs, and more.

Writing Memo Open Letter 2

ChannelEyes Seeks CEO as Jay McBain Exits

ChannelEyes CEO Jay McBain is exiting the company, and a search for a successor is under way, McBain confirmed in a blog this evening.

ConnectWise Opens Arms to Cisco VARs, And More

ConnectWise wants all types of technology solutions providers to embrace the company’s business suite. Cisco Systems (CSCO) VARs are getting the message.

Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri

Memo to Workday CEO: WDAY Needs SaaS Resellers

Workday (WDAY) CEO Aneel Bhusri concedes that the cloud and SaaS application provider essentially has no resellers. Frankly, that’s a mistake.

Jay McBain: Channel Alarmist Or Realist?

ChannelEyes CEO Jay McBain takes a look at the channel waterfront and screams “Shark!” The key takeaway: We’re all gonna need a bigger boat.

Coffee Thursday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 4 August 2016

Today’s updates involve ChannelEyes, GoDaddy, FreedomVoice, BCM One, CloudStrategies Group, PassPortal, ITGlue, SolarWinds MSP, SolarWinds N-able & more.

Journey Walk Feet Legs

Lenovo, Intel and MSPs: The SMB Journey Continues

Lenovo & Intel have been working with managed services providers (MSPs) in various ways for nearly a decade. Here’s the update from Lenovo Accelerate 2016.